Pro-democracy protestors are focusing their fight on a university campus in the Chinese territory’s central Kowloon district.
A city spokesman said it was a “voluntary community activity” by the People's Liberation Army, adding that the city government did not request assistance from the PLA, which has stayed confined to its garrison during six months of protests.
Rubbish bins and cars were set on fire as 'yellow vest' ('gilets jaunes') protesters hit the streets again to mark the movement's one-year anniversary.
There are calls for more financial aid for students in difficulty after a young man set himself alight in Lyon in a protest over precarity.
Over 13,500 people marched in Paris on Sunday against Islamophobia, in a controversial protest that created tensions on the left and attracted criticism from the French government and right-wing parties.
Scattered cases of police 'mutiny' are adding to the pressure on President Evo Morales amid a weeks-long standoff over a disputed election last month.
France plans to introduce buffer zones between crops fields and residential areas, to comply with EU rules. The debate has become toxic in many parts of the country, where tensions run high between residents worried about their health, and farmers concerned about their future.
Supporters of President Evo Morales continued to clash violently with supporters of other presidential candidates in the city of Cochabamba
Several hundred women lit candles while marching in Beirut on Wednesday (November 6) demanding the resignation of Lebanon's entire government.
Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and live rounds into the air to disperse protesters in central Baghdad on Wednesday (November 6) as the biggest wave of anti-government demonstrations in decades spread out across the capital.
A court ruling last week stated that a 14-year-old victim's inebriated state meant she could neither "agree to (nor) oppose the sexual relations" and that excessive force had therefore not been applied.
Protesters in Guy Fawkes masks, a protest symbol worldwide, marched in downtown Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark the one-month anniversary of the mask ban
A group of Brazilian indigenous people burned a tree and held banners outside the European Council in Brussels on Tuesday in a protest against fires in the Amazon forest
Hundreds of protesters marched in Lima on Sunday (November 3) to call for an end to bullfighting as the country's most high-profile bullfighting event, the Feria Taurina del Senor de los Milagros, begins
Southern Iraq students march as a procession of mock coffins is paraded in Baghdad's Tahrir Square.
Anti-government protests in Iraq continued over the weekend with medical sources claiming one person was killed and over 90 injured
Laura Karup made the bold decision not to present a final collection for her Masters of Fashion.
Protestors said they want the bond-buying policy to be more transparent and to go in another direction, which is to set climate-oriented goals.
Around 100 people were arrested on October 30 as part of an operation to disperse a group of refugees and asylum seekers who had staged a prolonged sit-in near the United Nations refugee agency in Cape Town.
The crowd consisted mostly of young men, many draped in Iraqi flags. Surrounding streets brimmed with cars, taxis, motorcycles and tuk-tuks as more people made their way in.
Joker masks and make-up have been used as a symbol by protesters around the World since the release of Todd Phillips' blockbuster. But is the character played by Joaquin Phoenix a far cry from an idealist freedom fighter.
Around 80,000 people took to the streets of Barcelona on Sunday in a show of support for Spanish unity.
Tens of thousands of Spanish unity supporters filled the streets of Barcelona, just one day after pro-independence protests turned violent.
The Iraqi government sent in the Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) onto the streets of Baghdad.
A massive protest in earlier on Saturday ended in violence on the streets of Barcelona.
As sometimes violent protests continue to rock Chile's capital, a group of choral singers gathered to raise their voices in unity and call for peace.